Choice Privileges To United Airlines 100% Conversion Bonus Through July 31, 2020

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Choice Privileges and United Airlines have launched a conversion offer for transfers made until July 31, 2020.

Privilege points to MileagePlus miles conversions are doubled during the offer period.

Airfare of the Day [Business Class] SWISS Los Angeles to Zurich from $1,850

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United and their business class advance purchase round trip fares between Los Angeles (LAX), USA and Zurich (ZRH), Switzerland, that allows to be routed on Swiss (LX) nonstop service.

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American & United Require Passengers To Wear Masks Or Do-Not-Fly List Awaits

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Airlines in the United States have requested and strongly suggested that passengers should use masks on flights, but there has been effectively no enforcement, and flight attendants have been mostly asked to look away.

Airlines for America, industry lobbying group, announced on Monday that their member airlines would begin “vigorously” enforcing the face-covering requirements. United and American announced that they would put non-complying passengers on their internal do-not-fly lists.

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles 85% Bonus Sale Through June 21, 2020

United Airlines has launched a new MileagePlus buy miles sale that comes with an 85% bonus. The deal is valid through June 21, 2020. You can check your bonus or discount offer on United’s website here.

United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year, including any possible bonuses to 175K).

United Airlines Gets $5B Loan Against MileagePlus

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Airlines have been in search of new equity and debt financing trying to get through the current Covid-19 pandemic without a visit to the bankruptcy court or entirely collapsing.

United has today secured $5B in debt financing backed by its MileagePlus-program. The airline is currently losing $50M a day.

United Airlines Now Requires Passengers To Take Health Self-Assessment At Check-In

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United Airlines has implemented new safety measures concerning passenger health and is now requiring a self declaration at the time of check-in.

According to the latest travel notice United now reserves the right to refuse any passenger for check-in who suffers from temperature over 38 C/100.4 F, cough, sore throat or muscle aches (among other symptoms).

United Airlines Will Close Their Overseas Cabin Crew Bases In Hong Kong, Tokyo and Frankfurt From October 1, 2020

United Airlines is one of the few carriers that still has cabin crew bases overseas but these times will come to an end very soon as the company just announced these bases would be closed on October 1, 2020.

All of their Hong Kong, Tokyo and Frankfurt bases will be closed and the positions there eliminated without local replacements and United will staff their flights like most other carriers – from their home bases in the U.S. and with crew layovers at the respective destinations.

Airfare of the Day [Business Class] ANA/UNITED Tokyo to San Francisco/Honolulu from $2,109

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to ANA/United and their 2nd level business class advance pruchase round trip fares between Tokyo (NRT), Japan and Honolulu (HNL), allowing a stopover in SFO on each direction.

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United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Mystery Bonus Sale Through May 29, 2020

United Airlines has launched a new MileagePlus buy miles sale that comes with a member-specific bonus. The offer is valid through May 29, 2020. You can check your bonus or discount offer on United’s website here.

United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year, including any possible bonuses to 175K).

Airfare of the Day [Premium Economy] ANA Los Angeles to Bangkok from $1,083

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United and their shoulder/basic season midweek premium economy sell-up round trip fares between Los Angeles and Bangkok. This fare can be routed on ANA nonstop service LAX-HND.

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UPDATE: United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles 100% Bonus Sale Through May 14, 2020 (Now For Everyone)

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United Airlines launched last week a MileagePlus buy miles sale that comes with a 100% bonus. Now, this offer has been opened for ALL members (previously targeted) through May 14, 2020. You can check your bonus or discount offer on United’s website here.

United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year, including any possible bonuses to 175K).

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles 100% Bonus Sale Through May 14, 2020

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United Airlines has launched a new MileagePlus buy miles sale that comes with a 100% bonus. The deal is valid through May 14, 2020. You can check your bonus or discount offer on United’s website here.

United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (the same offer because United usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year, including any possible bonuses to 175K).

United Airlines Removes MileagePlus Partner Award Charts

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United Airlines began their award massacre a year ago (read more here) by removing award charts for flights on its metal effective immediately and pricing them dynamically.

Now, the massacre continues with partners: United has removed all award charts from its website. These awards are now priced at whatever amount of miles United decides at their whim.

United Slashes Premier Qualifying Point Earnings On Partners Effective July 1, 2020

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United Airlines has quietly changed the maximum number of Premier Qualifying Points (PQPs) that can be earned on partner flights effective July 1, 2020.

The airline changed the elite qualification criteria from 2020 (read more here), moving entirely away from Elite Qualifying Miles (EQM) to PQPs. This changed made earning elite status easier and cheaper on partner flights where the PQPs would be calculated based on the number of base miles earned divided by 5 or 6.

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